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After Trump rebuke, Sessions shows up for work, will stay ‘as long as that is appropriate’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein dodged questions about their future with the Department of Justice following criticisms from President Trump. In an interview with the New York Times published Wednesday evening, Trump said that he would not have appointed...

Trump Finances Part of Russia Investigation

Greg Farrell, investigative reporter for Bloomberg News, talks with Rachel Maddow about Special Counsel Robert Mueller including Donald Trump's personal business and finances as part of the Trump Russia investigation.

Police chief criticizes US cop who shot Australian woman

The police chief in Minneapolis, speaking out for the first time Thursday, strongly criticized the actions of one of the city's officers who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman. Chief Janee Harteau had been on vacation when Justine Damond was killed by an officer responding to her...

Hawaii prepares for possible nuclear attack from North Korea

Officials in Hawaii are preparing an emergency response plan they will deploy if North Korea fires a missile at their state. While the officials said they do not wish to create stress or unduly worry islanders, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency revealed it is to unveil a public education and...

News of John McCain’s illness broke during meeting to save GOP health care plan

Republican senators attempting to save their stalled effort to repeal and replace Obamacare in a late-night meeting Wednesday were interrupted with news of Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., told reporters that the senators learned of McCain’s brain cancer...

Scaramucci Hints at How He'll Deal With Trump's Tweets

Anthony Scaramucci, the new White House Communications Director, answers a question from NBC News' Hallie Jackson about getting the White House back on track.

California wildfire burns 45 buildings near Yosemite

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A raging wildfire in central California that has forced more than 5,000 people from their homes spread rapidly on Thursday after destroying dozens of buildings not far from Yosemite National Park, fire officials said. The Detwiler Fire, which is...

Detained student's mother: China police want "ransom"

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The mother of an American college student arrested in central China following an altercation with a taxi driver five weeks earlier said police are demanding the equivalent of a $7,400 "ransom" for his release.

Majority of Women Say Their Interest In Politics Has Increased Since Election

More women than men say that their interest in politics has increased since President Trump's election, according to a new poll.

Parole Board Member to Simpson: You Look Great for 90-Years Old

O.J. Simpson's parole hearing gets underway with a slight gaffe from one of the parole board members about Simpson's age.

Dali's trademark moustache intact at '10 past 10'

Surrealist master Salvador Dali's trademark moustache is in perfect shape in its "ten past ten" position, officials said Friday, a day after his remains were exhumed to settle a paternity claim. "I was very anxious about what I would see," said Narcis Bardalet, the...

US 'closely tracking' as Chinese navy in the Baltics for war games with Russia

Chinese warships will join Vladimir Putin’s navy in the Baltic Sea on Friday ahead of war games which are being watched closely by Western powers. The drills, which are a sign of both the growing reach of the Chinese military and closer strategic ties between Moscow and Beijing, kick off a busy...

Police Dispatcher Asks Cops to Help Him Propose During Traffic Stop

A Texas woman was shocked when a police officer pulled her over.

Germany cannot scare Turkey with 'threats': Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday told Germany it cannot scare Ankara with threats, in an escalating row over a wave of arrests that prompted Berlin to step up warnings to German tourists and investors. "They (Germany) cannot scare us with these threats, they should know...

Powerful earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

A deadly 6.7-magnitude undersea quake hit the Greek holiday island of Kos and the Turkish resort of Bodrum on Friday, injuring hundreds in areas abuzz with nightlife.

Great White Shark Gets Shockingly Close To Paddle Boarders Near California

Paddle boarders came dangerously close to a great white shark in Califonia waters.

Philippine police arrest 43 foreigners for kidnap of Singapore woman

By Karen Lema MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police said on Thursday they had arrested 43 foreigners for kidnapping a Singaporean woman at a casino resort in the capital, highlighting security concerns that have scared high-stakes gamblers away from Manila. Police said the gang, including people...

The Latest: Health care bill set for vote faces uphill climb

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to repeal the Obama health law (all times local):

Former DOJ spox: We 'need to expand our imagination about what [Trump] might do to stop' Mueller

President Donald Trump has put his attorney general and the FBI's special counsel in his crosshairs in recent days.

New York Couple Pleads Guilty to Enslaving Korean Children for 6 Years

The children have been reunited with their parents

Woman becomes US Navy's first female SEAL candidate

The US Navy has revealed it has its first two female candidates for special operations posts previously unavailable for women, including one who could become its first female Navy SEAL. One of the candidates is seeking to become a special warfare combatant crewman, while the second is seeking to...

5 Small-Cap Stocks with Big Dividends

When most investors think of the best dividend stocks, they often think of Johnson & Johnson (ticker: JNJ) or Procter and Gamble Co. ( PG). Remember, small-cap dividend stocks come with more risk to cyclical trends in the economy or disruption to revenue. The best part for income investors,...

Audi voluntarily recalls up to 850,000 diesel vehicles

German luxury carmaker Audi, a Volkswagen subsidiary, issued a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel vehicles Friday, saying it would help reduce engine emissions. "Audi aims to maintain the future viability of diesel engines for its customers and to make a contribution towards improving...

U.S. warship crew found likely at fault in June collision: official

The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship's collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their surroundings, according to initial findings in an investigation, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Friday. Multiple U.S. and...

Chester Bennington’s Wife Talinda Bentley Tweets He ‘Didn’t Kill Himself’

It remains unclear at the moment whether Bentley actually posted the tweets or whether her Twitter account was hacked.

Surviving Child Describes Horror of Mother's Alleged Family Stabbing Rampage

In new Division of Family and Children's Services documents, Diana Romero, 9, recalls the sight of her mother getting a knife out of the kitchen.

The Latest: Abortion restrictions in health bill questioned

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican attempts to overhaul the nation's health care laws (all times local):

The media's war on Trump is destined to fail. Why can't it see that? | Thomas Frank

The news media needs to win its war with Trump, and urgently so. But the goal should be more than just reestablishing the old rules of legitimacy ‘I believe that the news media needs to win its war with Trump, and urgently so.’ Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

Tourists at all-inclusive Mexico resort reportedly drugged, woman dies

A family vacation to Mexico ended in tragedy recently after a young woman died at an all-inclusive resort after reportedly being drugged.

N. Korea economy grows at fastest pace in 17 years: Seoul

Despite global sanctions over its weapons programmes, North Korea's economy grew at the fastest pace in 17 years thanks to a jump in exports and increased production in mining and other industries, the South's central bank said Friday. The Bank of Korea (BOK) said the North's gross...

Millions heed anti-Maduro shutdown in Venezuela

By Andrew Cawthorne and Girish Gupta CARACAS (Reuters) - Many Venezuelan streets were barricaded and deserted on Thursday for a strike called by foes of President Nicolas Maduro to demand elections and the scrapping of plans for a new congress they fear will consolidate dictatorship in the OPEC...

'Oh He Just Died': Teens Laugh At Drowning Disabled Man In Disturbing Video

In more than two-minute long video, the teens can be heard laughing, instead of calling for help as a Florida man struggled to stay afloat in a pond.

Check in to get away: Zion park aims to require reservations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It would be a first for a U.S. national park: requiring reservations to get in. But it's an option that Zion National Park is considering to manage an overwhelming surge of visitors to its sweeping red-rock vistas and canyons in Utah.

Woman has farting nightmare in first yoga class, heads straight to McDonald's

The human body is a wonderful thing. But, sometimes it emits sounds at the most inopportune moments. Like, during this woman's first yoga class. Laura Mazza, the blogger behind Mum on the Run shared a tale that, to many of us, may sound familiar. In a post on Facebook — which has been shared...

Small plane makes emergency landing on Long Island highway

A Cessna plane pilot is being praised for his successful emergency landing on a Long Island highway that included flying under an overpass.

Six months into America's nightmare, how likely is Trump's impeachment? | Richard Wolffe

Donald Trump Jr is apparently feeling “miserable” and wants “these four years to be over”, according to People magazine. We feel your pain, Don, we really do. At least that’s one way President Trump has brought us closer together. President Trump started his term in office with approval ratings...

Remains found likely is 10th victim of Arizona flash flood

PHOENIX (AP) — Remains found Wednesday in a water- and debris-filled canyon in central Arizona are believed to be those of a missing 27-year-old man who's the 10th and final victim of last weekend's flash flood, authorities said.

Person Who Ate at Chipotle in Northern Virginia Tests Positive for Norovirus

The location was closed for cleaning after customers reported illnesses

Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operation

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah group said on Friday that its fighters had begun an operation against militants on both sides of the country's border with Syria. The operation has been anticipated for several weeks, and comes after Lebanese soldiers carrying out raids on Syrian refugee...

Saudi king overhauls security services following royal shakeup

By Hadeel Al Sayegh DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman on Thursday decreed the consolidation of counter-terrorism and domestic intelligence under a new body, in a major overhaul of the security apparatus weeks after the interior minister was ousted from the royal succession. The string of late...

Video Shows Baltimore Police Officer Planting Drugs At Scene

A police officer in Baltimore was suspended after a body-cam footage emerged, which seemed to show him planting illicit drugs at an investigation scene in January. However, it was not clear if he had done it for documentation purposes.

BBQ Power Bowls Are The Perfect Healthy Summer Lunch

All the best parts of barbecue in one bowl!

This Mercedes G-Wagen/E-Class mash-up is the off-roader we've always wanted

No, this is not some sham or gimmick of a rendering—this Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4² is very real and it comes straight from the brilliantly twisted mind of a Mercedes-Benz engineer. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain was revealed last year as the brand's answer to the Audi and...

Sprint is just straight-up trolling Verizon now

In absence of actually having a good network, Sprint is relying on some top-notch PR to bother Verizon. Sprint already stole away Verizon's signature spokesperson -- Mr "Can You Hear Me Now?" -- and it's now hitting on Verizon's pricing with a savage stunt. For one day...

How many nukes are in the world and what could they destroy?

Tensions over nuclear weapons have been raised further after North Korea claimed to have successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. This latest move comes amid increasing concern over North Korea's military capabilities, with the new US administration upping its...

UAW, Nissan pressing high-stakes campaign for worker votes

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The United Auto Workers faces a strong anti-union campaign from Nissan Motor Co. as it tries to gain a foothold in the union-averse South by organizing workers at the Japanese automaker's Mississippi plant.

MH370 search reveals hidden undersea world

The painstaking search for missing flight MH370 has uncovered a previously unknown undersea world of volcanoes, deep valleys and soaring ridges, according to detailed maps released by Australia. Although no trace of the Malaysia Airlines plane was found during the search in the southern Indian...

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